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[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Investing in women-led businesses
30-09-2022 | 13:58:45
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) account for an estimated 90% of all businesses in Africa and women own about a third of all registered African SMEs.
Cerba Lancet Africa inks deal with International Clinical Laboratories in Ethiopia to boost medicare services
30-09-2022 | 12:06:00
Cerba HealthCare set foot on the African continent in 2019 where it operates today in 15 countries under the Cerba Lancet Africa umbrella, providing access to accurate diagnosis and high-quality care to more almost 3 million people yearly.
Absa Bank Kenya partners with Huawei to build a new digital foundation for branch networks
30-09-2022 | 11:49:03
To meet the digital transformation requirements, Huawei and Absa Bank Kenya's technical team conducted in-depth discussions and surveys.
Binance boosts its global law enforcement training programme to meet growing demand
30-09-2022 | 08:30:00
The programme—the industry’s first coordinated effort across the globe—was created by Binance to help law enforcement and prosecutors detect financial and cybercrimes and to assist in the prosecution of bad actors.
[Kenya] UN Economic Commission for Africa inaugurates LAPPSET Business Council
29-09-2022 | 13:49:05
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) recently spearheaded the establishment of the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport (LAPSSET) Business Council to facilitate the participation of the private sector in the implementation of the corridor programme.
Afreximbank Trade Payment Services (AfPAY) launched
29-09-2022 | 13:03:00
African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) announced the commercial launch of Afreximbank Trade Payment Services – or “AfPAY” – an intervention designed to facilitate the settlement of international trade on open account terms on behalf of identified African financial institutions and their clients.
SFD signe un accord de 63 millions de dollars pour financer un projet de développement au Sénégal
29-09-2022 | 12:19:57
Le Fonds Saoudien pour le Développement (SFD) a signé un accord de prêt de développement avec le ministre de l'économie, du plan et de la coopération du Sénégal pour financer le projet de route côtière Dakar-St. Louis, première partie, Dakar-Tivawan, d'une valeur de 63 millions de dollars, présenté par SFD.
PROPARCO and Coronation Merchant Bank Limited signed $20 million trade finance guarantee facility in Nigeria
29-09-2022 | 11:57:32
Proparco announced a $20M Trade Finance Guarantee Facility for Coronation Merchant Bank (CMB). This will enable Coronation Merchant Bank to establish and deepen partnerships with correspondent banks, thereby increasing access to trade finance in Nigeria.
Upstream mergers and acquisitions hit record level in 2022
29-09-2022 | 10:18:31
Merger and acquisition (M&A) deals across Africa’s oil and gas upstream sector in 2022 have reached a new record with $21 billion worth of deals having being announced in the past nine months, following a decline since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, according to a new study released by market intelligence company, Rystad Energy.
HSBC partners with Nova Credit to offer customers borderless international credit checking
29-09-2022 | 09:43:00
This partnership will allow HSBC to access the translated credit history of new-to-country consumers as part of their credit applications, upon their permission.
Neustar Security Services expands partner network in EMEA
29-09-2022 | 09:40:20
Neustar Security Services, a provider of cloud-oriented security services that enable global businesses to thrive online, has expanded its partner ecosystem across key technology hubs in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region.
Africa Co-Guarantee Platform partners reaffirm commitment to catalyzing trade and investment
29-09-2022 | 09:40:00
Amid rising urgency for instruments to de-risk investment across Africa, the Africa Co-Guarantee Platform’s (CGP) six partners have affirmed commitments to better leverage guarantee and insurance products, resulting in more trade and investment across Africa.
Transnet-AfDB conference spotlighted the African Continental Free trade Area agreement
29-09-2022 | 09:26:40
The focus of the conference, organized by the African Development Bank and Transnet was building integrated regional freight system(link is external)s to boost intra-African trade and Africa's global trading position.
FEDA announced its first close of US$670 million across four fund strategies
29-09-2022 | 09:10:15
The Fund for Export Development in Africa (“FEDA”), the impact investment arm of the African Export-Import Bank (“Afreximbank”), set up to support intra-African trade growth, value-add export development and industrialization, is pleased to announce its first close of US$670 million across its four fund strategies.
Accords autour de la phase 2 du complexe industrialo-portuaire de Kribi
28-09-2022 | 12:33:00
Le Port Autonome de Kribi (PAK) et Kribi Conteneurs Terminal (KCT) ont procédé à la signature d’un avenant à la convention de concession du terminal à conteneurs du Port en eaux profondes de Kribi.
Bolloré Transport & Logistics Côte d'Ivoire acquiert la simulateur dédié à la formation des métiers portuaires
28-09-2022 | 12:22:00
Bolloré Transport & Logistics Côte d’Ivoire annonce avoir fait l’acquisition de son tout premier simulateur de conduite qui sera mis à la disposition de son centre de formation portuaire panafricain (CFPP) situé à Abidjan.
FIFA partners with World Trade Organization to further economic inclusion
28-09-2022 | 11:57:00
FIFA has joined forces with the World Trade Organization (WTO) to look at ways of using football to promote economic inclusion, particularly in the developing world.
PGS secured MultiClient Project in West Africa
28-09-2022 | 11:56:14
PGS has secured solid industry pre-funding for a MultiClient survey in West Africa. The Ramform Atlas is scheduled to mobilize for the survey late October and acquisition is expected to complete early January.
Sabre announces new alliance with SABRON Tech to grow foothold in East Africa
28-09-2022 | 11:51:53
The relationship combines SABRON's strong market knowledge with Sabre's innovative technology.
Forum de l'African Business Roundtable: Que peuvent faire les gouvernements Africains pour renforcer le secteur privé du continent?
27-09-2022 | 13:58:00
African Business Rountable (ABR), créé par le Groupe de la Banque Africaine de Développement en 1990, est la principale association d'entreprises et de chefs d'entreprise d'Afrique et représente la Société Africaine des Affaires auprès des Nations Unies.
African Business Roundtable Forum: What can African governments do to elevate the continent’s private sector?
26-09-2022 | 15:08:00
The African Business Rountable (ABR), set up by the African Development Bank Group in 1990, is Africa’s foremost and continent-wide association of businesses and business leaders, and is the representative of the African Business Society to the United Nations.
[RDC]: ARISE IIP signe un accord pour le développement de la zone industrielle de Kin-Malebo
26-09-2022 | 11:29:00
Cet accord entre ARISEIIP et RDC contribuera à l'industrialisation de secteurs stratégiques pour la République démocratique du Congo.
ECOWAS, Nigeria and Morocco sign MoU for a gas pipeline megaproject
23-09-2022 | 13:57:00
A gas pipeline megaproject Memorandum of Understanding (Mou) has been signed between ECOWAS, Nigeria and the Kingdom of Morocco.
African Development Bank issues $100m 7-year ''Feed Africa'' theme bond
23-09-2022 | 13:36:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB), has issued a $100 million 7-year ''Feed Africa'' theme bond due September 2029. The new issuance was arranged by Citigroup Global Markets and sold to a single Japanese investor, Norinchukin Bank.
[South Africa] DHL Global Forwarding invests €7 million in new transhipment hub
23-09-2022 | 12:47:40
DHL Global Forwarding, the international air, ocean, and road freight services provider, has inaugurated a new transhipment hub and head office in Johannesburg, South Africa.
[Nigeria] NCC deploys 84 IT projects to support persons with disabilities
23-09-2022 | 12:44:52
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has deployed 84 assistive Information Technology projects at different locations in Nigeria to support people with special needs while supporting policies that enable disadvantaged members of the society to live a more qualitative life.
TradeMark East Africa and CABI partner to enhance market access for regional produce
23-09-2022 | 09:17:38
The two organisations have collaborated since 2017 to implement various Sanitary and Phyto-Sanitary Measures (SPS) projects across East Africa in, among other areas, conducting studies on SPS Gaps in the region and tools to remedy the situation.
Tanzania hosted maiden AfCFTA women and youth in trade conference
21-09-2022 | 13:30:56
For the AfCFTA to be truly successful, businesses in particularly Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in critical sectors such as agriculture, manufacturing (clothing and textiles) and services (especially tourism), informal trading, and professional services in which women and youth are predominantly engaged, must be supported to thrive.
IFAD, partners slash the cost of migrant remittances to Ghana
21-09-2022 | 10:09:29
Through the PRIME Africa initiative, also co-financed by the European Union (EU), IFAD is providing grants to leading private sector actors to expand access and lower costs of digital remittances from migrant workers based in several European countries.
Butterfly Network distributes iQ+ devices to healthcare workers in Kenya to transform maternal health
21-09-2022 | 10:03:28
This deployment is supported by a $5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced earlier this year that will provide 1,000 healthcare workers (predominantly midwives) in Sub-Saharan Africa with the world’s only handheld, whole-body ultrasound probe to advance maternal and fetal health.
Sitarail réceptionne nouvelle bourreuse pour la maintenance de la voie ferrée entre Côte d’Ivoire et Burkina Faso
21-09-2022 | 09:31:39
SITARAIL a réceptionné au port d’Abidjan une nouvelle bourreuse – niveleuse – dresseuse d’une valeur de 2 milliards de FCFA (plus de 3 millions d’euros), destinée à l’entretien et à la maintenance du chemin de fer entre la Côte d’Ivoire et le Burkina Faso.
OPEC Fund provides $60m loan to promote food security, agricultural development in Côte d’Ivoire
20-09-2022 | 13:23:00
The OPEC Fund for International Development is providing a $60 million loan in support of the Northern Agro-Industrial Pole Project (2PAI-Nord) in Côte d’Ivoire to finance the development of high-potential geographical areas called Agropoles.
Decklar announces new arrangements for delivery and export of crude oil from Oza Field in Nigeria
20-09-2022 | 12:52:00
Decklar and its co-venturer Millenium, announced that the 7,800 barrels of crude oil (bbls) previously delivered to the Umugini Pipeline Infrastructure crude handling facilities has now been delivered to the Forcados crude oil export terminal.
Mastercard announces deal with Kenya Tourism Board to help boost tourism
20-09-2022 | 12:29:00
The aim of the MoU is to drive growth of tourism numbers into Kenya by leveraging various Mastercard channels, including its Priceless.com platform.
SAP cooperation project creates over 530 jobs to power Africa’s digital economy
20-09-2022 | 12:26:37
The project is part of the Special Initiative on Training and Job Creation and the develoPPP program that the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH implements on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
L'African Business Roundtable et Afreximbank organisent un séminaire en ligne gratuit le 28 septembre
20-09-2022 | 10:28:00
Dans la continuité de la série de webinaires qui s'est déroulée tout au long de l'année, l'African Business Roundtable et la Banque Africaine d'Import-Export (Afreximbank) vont organiser un autre webinaire sur le renforcement des capacités et la préparation des investisseurs.
African Business Roundtable, Afreximbank organize free webinar masterclass, September 28
20-09-2022 | 10:13:00
In continuation of the series of webinars that has been ongoing throughout the year, the African Business Roundtable and the African Import Export Bank (Afreximbank) are set to hold yet another webinar on capacity building and investor preparation.
L'African Business Roundtable et Afreximbank organisent un séminaire en ligne gratuit le 28 septembre
19-09-2022 | 13:04:00
Dans la continuité de la série de webinaires qui s'est déroulée tout au long de l'année, l'African Business Roundtable et la Banque africaine d'import-export (Afreximbank) vont organiser un autre webinaire sur le renforcement des capacités et la préparation des investisseurs.
African Business Roundtable, Afreximbank organize free webinar masterclass, September 28
19-09-2022 | 11:58:00
In continuation of the series of webinars that has been ongoing throughout the year, the African Business Roundtable and the African Import Export Bank (Afreximbank) are set to hold yet another webinar on capacity building and investor preparation.
Stanbic Bank’s borderless banking platform records demand and growth in East Africa
16-09-2022 | 09:30:00
Spanning a single network that includes Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya and South Sudan, the Borderless Banking solution has grown exponentially between January 2021 to March 2022, at a rate of USD 40 million of transactional volume from virtually zero in January 2021.
Côte d’Ivoire et Afreximbank annoncent le prochain CANEX Weekend à Abidjan
15-09-2022 | 13:26:00
Le Gouvernement de la République de Côte d’Ivoire et la Banque africaine d’Import-Export (Afreximbank) a annoncé que le prochain Creative Africa Nexus Weekend (CANEX WKND) aura lieu à Abidjan, en Côte d’Ivoire, du 25 au 27 novembre 2022.
Liquid Intelligent Technologies picks EUTELSAT KONNECT satellite for broadband connectivity services in Uganda, South Sudan and DR Congo
15-09-2022 | 09:22:10
Under the agreement, Liquid will leverage capacity on the EUTELSAT KONNECT satellite to increase its portfolio with affordable internet services in territories underserved by terrestrial networks.
Signing of High-Profile agreements and MoUs Herald Conclusion of ACTIF2022
14-09-2022 | 12:59:30
The three-day AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum 2022 (ACTIF2022) hosted in Bridgetown, Barbados, ended on a high note with the signing of a total of 14 agreements and memorandums of understanding (MoUs) aimed at deepening economic ties between Africa and the Caribbean.
CFAO Consumer Retail ouvre un nouveau magasin Carrefour Market en Côte d’Ivoire
14-09-2022 | 12:10:00
CFAO Consumer Retail ouvre son premier centre commercial en Côte d’Ivoire, Ils se composent d’un supermarché Carrefour, d’un espace de restauration « food court » et d’une galerie marchande composée de nombreuses boutiques et de services.
IFC launched $2 Billion Global Bond to support private investment in developing countries
14-09-2022 | 11:44:00
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, issued a new US dollar global benchmark bond, raising $2 billion to unlock private investment in emerging markets and developing economies.
Launch of VFEX Online Trading Platform
14-09-2022 | 11:11:31
The Victoria Falls Stock Exchange Limited (“VFEX”) announced the launch of VFEX Direct, an online trading platform specifically designed for retail investors.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Cushioning food systems from shocks
09-09-2022 | 09:10:00
This week, thousands of delegates across the continent and beyond are gathered in Kigali, Rwanda for the African Green Revolution Forum, AGRF, an annual event bringing governments and partners together around food security and making safe, nutritious foods produced in a sustainable way available to all Africans.
Carnegie Mellon University and Mastercard Foundation partner to drive youth-led digital transformation in Africa
09-09-2022 | 08:35:24
The $275.7 million partnership with the Mastercard Foundation will significantly expand advanced engineering and technology education at CMU-Africa in Kigali.
COMESA, partners unveil digital regional food balance sheet
09-09-2022 | 08:31:53
This initiative will help the region to inform policy and business decisions on food security, agricultural trade and investment.
ARISE IIP signs agreement with the Government of Rwanda for the development of an industrial zone
09-09-2022 | 08:29:32
This agreement, in line with ARISE IIP's ambition to unlock Africa's industrial potential, will support the Government of Rwanda in advancing the country's industrialisation agenda.
Andersen Global broadens footprint in Ethiopia with tax firm HIMA
08-09-2022 | 10:27:31
Led by Managing Partner Nabiyu Feto and founded in 2015, HIMA works closely with clients to provide comprehensive tax solutions for their business needs in the emerging Ethiopian market.
ThetaRay AI Tech to monitor African payments for Nigerian fintech ARCA
08-09-2022 | 10:08:46
ARCA is the first Nigerian fintech to adopt ThetaRay’s advanced SONAR solution, industry renowned for its ability to detect the very first signs of sophisticated financial crime.
Private sector stakeholders call for harmonization of East Africa standards to boost intra-EAC trade
08-09-2022 | 10:04:10
East African Private Sector have urged Governments to for fast-tracked harmonization of East African Standards during the EABC-TMEA Regional Public Private Engagement on Standards held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Digital marketplace platform IAA expands its service footprint to Mexico and Nigeria
07-09-2022 | 16:48:08
IAA, a global digital marketplace connecting vehicle buyers and sellers, announced it has expanded its service footprint of IAA Transport to include Mexico and Nigeria.
WorldRemit partners with Hello Paisa to ease money transfers to Zimbabwe
07-09-2022 | 12:54:27
This partnership allows the Zimbabwean diaspora to effortlessly send money back home and provides their loved ones the ability to receive and withdraw the funds through an extended cash pickup network in both rural and peri-urban areas.
RapidCollect™ du Groupe Ecobank permet d'encaisser les paiements à travers l'Afrique avec un seul compte
07-09-2022 | 12:08:08
Avec un seul compte, les entreprises clientes peuvent recevoir des fonds instantanément de leurs clients dans leur pays d'origine et les autres pays du réseau panafricain de Ecobank.
Ecobank Group’s RapidCollect™ enable to collect their payments across Africa with only one account
07-09-2022 | 11:27:00
With only one account, business customers can receive funds instantly from their clients in their home country and across Ecobank’s pan-African network
Africa and the Caribbean can remove scars of middle passage through cooperation on regions’ great issues
07-09-2022 | 08:27:00
In a keynote address to hundreds of participants gathered from across Africa and the Caribbean for the Forum, Ms. Mottley said that Africa and the Caribbean had the collective brainpower, creativity, discipline, resilience and capital to make a defining difference and called for the creation of air bridges between the regions.
[Column] Margaret Soi: How AfCFTA promises to improve labour mobility and spur wealth creation in Africa
06-09-2022 | 11:15:59
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) was signed on 21st March 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda, by 44 out of the 55 African countries, and brokered by the African Union (AU).
German manufacturer STIHL opens new subsidiary in Kenya
06-09-2022 | 09:54:00
German manufacturer STIHL has opened its second subsidiary on the African continent in Kenya as it also celebrated the 25th anniversary of its subsidiary in South Africa.
ACTIF2022 ends with a commitment to building a commercial bridge for shared prosperity
05-09-2022 | 13:30:39
The AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum 2022 (ACTIF2022) successfully concluded in Bridgetown, Barbados, with a commitment by participants to remove the scars of the past and build a commercial bridge towards forging a prosperous future for Africa and the Caribbean.
[Interview] Dr. Mohamed El Sahili, PDG, Hôpital Medland, Zambie
05-09-2022 | 12:43:00
Le Dr Mohamed El Sahili est le directeur général de l'hôpital Medland, en Zambie. En tant que médecin et entrepreneur, le Dr Sahili siège également au conseil d'administration d'organisations économiques internationales clés, telles que l'African Business Roundtable et l'American Chamber of Commerce.
[Interview] Dr. Mohamed El Sahili, CEO, Medland Hospital, Zambia
05-09-2022 | 10:46:00
Dr. Mohamed El Sahili is the Chief Executive Officer of Medland Hospital, Zambia. As a medical doctor and entrepreneur, Dr. Sahili also serves on the board of key economic international organizations like the African Business Roundtable, the American Chamber of Commerce, Zambia, Olympic Youth Development Center and the Africa CEO Forum.
FIS to modernize real-time payments infrastructure and Central Bank digital currencies for countries around the world
05-09-2022 | 08:08:59
FIS has launched its new central infrastructure payment solution, RealNet™ Central, to help central banks transform their markets to digital-first, real-time payment economies.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region’s startups are on an expansion binge
02-09-2022 | 15:03:00
East African startups have been on an expansion drive, raising funding as they seek to tap into emerging opportunities in the region and across Africa while growing their portfolio.
Apollo Hospitals and Eclipse Group Africa to set up diagnostic and cancer centre in Tanzania
02-09-2022 | 06:12:00
With this partnership, Apollo will provide healthcare services with advanced cancer care treatments.
NetApp and VMware strengthen global partnership to help customers modernize with multi-cloud
02-09-2022 | 06:00:00
Through innovative solutions and go-to-market initiatives, NetApp and VMware are helping customers reduce the cost, complexity and risk of migrating and modernizing enterprise-class workloads in multi-cloud environments.
EAC Partner States reaffirm commitment to implement African Union Land Declaration
02-09-2022 | 06:00:00
The meeting noted that such periodic forums would facilitate the sharing of experiences, information, lessons learnt and best practices in land policy formulation and implementation.
TradeMark East Africa appoints David Beer as CEO
01-09-2022 | 09:44:47
The TMEA Board conducted a rigorous selection process to select a CEO with strong experience of the nexus of aid for trade, Governments and diplomacy, multilaterals, and development, positioning him to provide continuity of purpose.
Nova Credit and Vesti partner to remove financial barriers for U.S.-bound Nigerians
01-09-2022 | 09:39:52
Nova Credit, the world’s consumer-permissioned credit bureau, announced a partnership with Vesti, the finance app focused on alleviating barriers for Nigerians moving to the United States.
Italy’s CDP agrees debut €100 million loan for Africa Finance Corporation to support transition in Africa
01-09-2022 | 09:37:08
CDP, with assets totalling over 400 billion euros, is providing the bilateral loan to support AFC projects that are urgently needed to transform African infrastructure to help combat and adapt to global warming, as well as catalyse industrialisation, create jobs and reduce poverty.
Andersen Global expands operations into Tanzania
01-09-2022 | 09:31:58
Andersen Global continues to add depth to its Africa platform through a Collaboration Agreement with Tanzania-based law firm Lawhill and Co. Advocates.
Africa Finance Corporation and Mizuho Bank sign MOU to drive sustainable economic growth in Africa and Asia
31-08-2022 | 09:49:14
Through this partnership, AFC and Mizuho Bank are committed to co-financing infrastructure projects in Africa across key sectors including energy, transport and telecoms.
Moove partners with MUFG and Suzuki to promote financial inclusion for mobility gig workers across Africa
31-08-2022 | 09:42:31
The tri-party agreement is one of the first to involve an African fintech company and underscores the opportunity to leverage technology to improve the livelihoods of millions of people in emerging markets.
[Column] Ali Karim Alio: How public private technology partnerships can boost trade and help realize Africa’s economic potential
30-08-2022 | 11:08:00
As the digital transformation continues to stride across Africa, it is clearing the way and opening vast swathes of potential for its nations, businesses, and citizens.
Pick n Pay selects Amazon Web Services as its strategic cloud provider
30-08-2022 | 11:04:17
Moving to the cloud will enable Pick n Pay to streamline its operations and modernize the supply chain network for its stores, develop new digital customer experiences in omnichannel grocery, and expand into new areas of business.
Rohde & Schwarz launches software development lab in Rwanda
30-08-2022 | 10:58:14
The software lab in the Rwandan capital of Kigali is both the Munich based company's first subsidiary in central Africa and also its first R&D location anywhere on the continent.
[Interview] Goodie M. Ibru, Fondateur, Ikeja Hotel, Nigeria
29-08-2022 | 13:50:00
Avec plus d'un demi-siècle d'expérience dans la propriété et la gestion d'entreprises, Goodie M. Ibru est le fondateur de l'Ikeja Hotel Plc, le fondateur et partenaire principal de G.M. Ibru & Co. et l'actuel Vice-Président (Afrique de l'Ouest) de l'African Business Roundtable.
[Interview] Goodie M. Ibru, Founder, Ikeja Hotel, Nigeria
29-08-2022 | 12:56:00
With over half a century in business ownership and management, Goodie M. Ibru is the founder of Ikeja Hotel Plc, the founder and Principal Partner of G.M. Ibru & Co. and current Vice President (West Africa) of the African Business Roundtable.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Bolstering integration with Tripartite Business Council
26-08-2022 | 17:02:19
In a historic move for the integration process, The East African Business Council, COMESA and SADC Business Council recently launched and formed the African Tripartite Business Council.
[Column] Mike Smollan: South African retail trends for 2022 and beyond
25-08-2022 | 16:02:00
Globally, overwhelmed supply chains, supply-demand imbalances and commodity-driven cost pressures as Russia invaded Ukraine, pushed inflation up and put further pressure on businesses and consumers alike.
ISUZU Motors South Africa eyes African expansion with new center
25-08-2022 | 15:59:22
ISUZU Motors South Africa (IMSAf) has confirmed Gauteng as the province of choice to house its very own Parts Distribution Centre (PDC). This strategic step will bring the ISUZU's PDC and training centre closer to its biggest regional market and the rest of Africa markets.
Le port d’Abidjan entame sa phase finale
25-08-2022 | 12:16:00
Le projet de construction du deuxième terminal à conteneurs du port d’Abidjan entame sa phase finale avec la réception de 6 portiques de quai et 7 portiques de parc
Amsterdam Internet Exchange and MainData Nigeria sign agreement to launch neutral internet exchange services in Lagos
23-08-2022 | 17:12:00
AMS-IX will be setting up an internet exchange at MDXi, the carrier-neutral Data Center of MainOne in Lagos Nigeria. MDXi will act as AMS-IX strategic partner and reseller for AMS-IX in West Africa.
Motorola Solutions acquires Barrett Communications, a global provider of specialized radio communications
23-08-2022 | 13:41:29
Motorola Solutions has announced it has acquired Barrett Communications, a global provider of specialized radio communications trusted by customers in civil security, border security, coast guard and additional government and private sectors
[Interview] N. Justin Chinyanta, Directeur Général et PDG, Loita Group
22-08-2022 | 12:17:00
De nationalité zambienne et résidant à Johannesburg, en Afrique du Sud, N. Justin Chinyanta est le fondateur, le président et le directeur général de Loita Holdings Corporation, ainsi que le vice-président exécutif du chapitre d'Afrique australe de l'Africa Business Roundtable (ABR).
Ireland gives EUR 400,000 to strengthen developing countries’ participation in world trade
22-08-2022 | 10:29:09
Ireland is donating EUR 400,000 (close to CHF 395,000) to help developing countries and least— developed countries (LDCs) increase their trade know-how and play a bigger part in global trade.
[Interview] N. Justin Chinyanta, Chairman and CEO, Loita Group
22-08-2022 | 09:45:00
A Zambian national residing in Johannesburg, South Africa, N. Justin Chinyanta is the founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Loita Holdings Corporation as well as the Executive Vice` President for the Southern Africa Chapter of the Africa Business Roundtable (ABR).
EABC, COMESA and SADC establish African Tripartite Business Council
19-08-2022 | 11:08:26
The East African Business Council, COMESA and SADC Business Council have officially launched and formed the African Tripartite Business Council to spearhead the inclusion of private sector policy proposals into the negotiations of African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement and the African Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA).
Four Seasons expands in Egypt with addition of three luxury hotel and residential projects
19-08-2022 | 10:53:47
Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences New Cairo Capital at Madinaty and Four Seasons Hotel Luxor will be introduced in Egypt through this upcoming phase of strategic growth, further building upon the latest multi-million dollar property enhancements.
USAID partners with AGRA and AFAD to improve Ghana farmers’ access to fertilizers
19-08-2022 | 10:43:09
Ghana imports to meet almost all of its fertilizer needs, and the war is making it impossible for the commodity to come in from Russia and Ukraine, resulting in shortages, with the attendant hike in prices.
Kenyan health startup Afya Rekod partners with Medi-Science to improve personal health data in Africa and Europe
19-08-2022 | 10:33:11
The partnership will give patients an accessible record of their own health history, by enabling patients, doctors and hospitals to host health records securely on one platform through a digital application.
[Column] Bob Koigi: Kenya business community’s expectations of the new government
18-08-2022 | 18:19:00
Kenya’s incoming government following the just concluded elections takes office amid ballooning public debt, chronic drought, COVID-19 effects, inflation, unemployment and the impacts of global shocks that have buffeted the nation.
[Interview] Dr. Mima Nedelcovych, Président, AfricaGlobal Schaffer
18-08-2022 | 12:18:00
Mima Nedelcovych est fondateur et président d'AfricaGlobal Schaffer, une société de conseil stratégique spécialisée dans le développement de projets, le financement de projets, la facilitation du commerce et les partenariats public-privé dans les pays en développement, et plus particulièrement en Afrique.
[Interview] Dr. Mima Nedelcovych, Chairman, AfricaGlobal Schaffer
18-08-2022 | 11:07:00
Dr. Mima Nedelcovych is the Founder and Chairman of AfricaGlobal Schaffer, a strategic consulting firm focused on project development, project finance, trade facilitation, and public-private partnerships in developing countries, with a particular focus on Africa.
La start-up sénégalaise Afrikamart a levée de fonds auprès d’investisseurs dont Teranga Capital
18-08-2022 | 10:19:00
Teranga Capital, un fonds mis en place par le FONSIS et ses partenaires, accompagne Afrikamart dans son développement
Visa launches operations in DR Congo
18-08-2022 | 09:42:30
Visa’s immediate partnerships in DRC are aimed at expanding consumers’ access to the digital economy by introducing new payment credentials, as well as solutions to help more businesses accept digital payments.
Le Terminal Roulier d'Abidjan (TERRA) obtient la labellisation "Green Terminal"
18-08-2022 | 09:13:00
Le Terminal Roulier d’Abidjan (TERRA), qui assure la manutention et les activités liées aux navires rouliers au port d’Abidjan, a obtenu le label « Green Terminal », délivré par Bureau Veritas
Kinross completes sale of Chirano mine in Ghana
17-08-2022 | 13:11:19
Kinross Gold Corporation has announced that it has completed the sale of all its interest in the Chirano mine in Ghana to Asante Gold Corporation for a total consideration of $225 million in cash and shares.
Aleph Hospitality enters The Democratic Republic Of The Congo
17-08-2022 | 13:03:10
Dubai-based independent hotel management company, Aleph Hospitality, has signed a management contract with Congo-based Sokerico Group to operate Kertel Suites in Kinshasa.